Tagged: Decentralized Applications

Fireblocks Expands Web3 Connectivity with NEAR DeFi, dApps Support

The team at Fireblocks is pleased to announce support for DeFi on NEAR, “enabling connection to NEAR dApps via their Web3 engine.” Effective immediately, Fireblocks users can “securely access DeFi yields through lending, borrowing, and any Web3 apps built for NEAR that integrate WalletConnect.” Fireblocks… Read More

Amir Husain: Board Director at Navigate Explains How Decentralized Web3 Platforms Can Help Users Monetize their Data

Data monetization allows social media websites and tech giants across the globe “to accumulate significant revenue from user’s personal information,” according to an update shared with CI. Facebook, for example, earns “up to US$900 per year (£670) by selling each user’s personal information to other… Read More

W3 Storage Labs, a Decentralized Application Company, Finalizes $3M Pre-Seed Round

W3 Storage Lab, a Web3 “decentralized” application company, announced that it closed a pre-seed financing round of $3 million. The investment round was “co-led by Draper Dragon and OKX Blockdream Ventures with major participation from Lingfeng Capital and participation from other investors.” Proceeds from the… Read More

Digital Assets Custodian Copper.co to Support DeFi Connectivity with Solana

Copper.co, the provider of digital asset custody, prime services and trading infrastructure to institutions, is reportedly becoming the first digital assets custodian “to support decentralized finance (DeFi) connectivity with Solana, the high-performance public blockchain ecosystem.” The integration with Solana “provides Copper’s customers with the unique… Read More

Injective Acquires $40M from Jump Crypto, BH Digital to Support Growth

Injective, a blockchain built for finance, recently announced a new $40 million funding round led by Jump Crypto. BH Digital, the crypto arm of famed hedge fund manager Alan Howard, has also joined the investment round. Injective claims it is “the first fully decentralized smart… Read More

Digital Assets, DeFi: ShapeShift to Support Transactions via Avalanche Network

App.shapeshift.com is reportedly becoming a one-stop shop for “all things DeFi.” From being able to connect to our app with 200+ wallets (including Metamask, WalletConnect, and xDefi), to having the ability to buy and sell with the industry’s leading on and off ramps一now, it is… Read More

Coorest Receives Chainlink Grant to Develop dApp for Carbon Trading, Offsetting

With growing global concern around the climate emergency and unsustainable agricultural practices, many countries, enterprises, and startups are “collaborating to build sustainable solutions that tackle the harmful effects of climate change,” according to an update from Chainlink. At the forefront of the battle against climate… Read More

Oracle Solution Provider Pyth Network Deploys First-Party Financial Data on BNB Chain

The Pyth network, a specialized oracle solution for “latency-sensitive” financial data that is typically kept behind the “walled gardens” of centralized institutions, recently announced the deployment of its first-party financial data on BNB Chain, a “community-driven,” “decentralized” and “censorship-resistant” blockchain, and integration with BNB Application… Read More

AccuWeather Launches API3 Airnode, Bringing Weather Data to Blockchain Apps

AccuWeather, which claims to be the world’s “most accurate” and “most used” weather source, recently launched its AccuWeather API “in collaboration” with API3, a first-party blockchain oracle solution, providing a Web3 wrapper that enables Web API providers to offer AccuWeather’s weather data “directly on-chain.” The… Read More

Quantum Computing: API3 to Bring Quantum Random Numbers to Blockchain

API3, the first-party blockchain Oracle solution offering a “seamless” Web3 wrapper that enables web API providers to offer their data directly on-chain, recently announced that API3 QRNG, based on the Australian National University (ANU) Quantum Numbers API, “is now live, allowing Web3 entities to access… Read More

Celer Network, a Multi-Chain Operating System, Announces Mainnet Launch of Inter-chain Message Framework

Celer Network, a multi-chain operating system, recently announced the mainnet launch of its inter-chain messaging (IM) framework. The mainnet launch is the culmination of years of collaboration and refinement that “brings to the market a bespoke, user-friendly framework that fundamentally changes how multi-blockchain decentralized applications… Read More

Net Zero: Telos Blockchain Claims it has Neutralized its Past and Present Carbon Footprint

Telos Blockchain (TLOS) is pleased to announce to the “billion-plus” global citizens that celebrate and embrace Earth Day that they now have a carbon-neutral smart contract option. Telos with the consulting aid of Plannet Zero, part of RedShaw Advisors Ltd, a carbon risk management and… Read More

Crypto Exchange OKcoin Adds Ethereum Name Service (ENS), Zilliqa (ZIL), Astar (ASTR), ICON (ICX)

Crypto exchange OKcoin recently announced that clients may now deposit, withdraw, and trade ENS, ZIL, ASTR, and ICX against USD via Okcoin. According to the digital asset exchange, here’s what you need to know about these four crypto tokens. This offer is for all Okcoin… Read More

Coinbase Wallet to Support Solana (SOL) Ecosystem

Adam Zadikoff, Senior Product Manager at Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN), notes that making Web 3.0 more user-friendly “means more ways to interact and connect with dapps across a wide range of blockchains and networks.” Coinbase is now introducing their initial phase of support for Solana. SOL tokens… Read More

NFTs: Japan’s Non Fungible Token Marketplace “tomonity” to Launch on IOST

Japanese web app developer Omochi has announced its pre-registration of “tomonity” NFT marketplace on the IOST blockchain. Tomonity’s “unique” benefits for its users reportedly include “free” transactions and a built-in wallet that “eliminates the pain of creating and importing a crypto wallet for new users.”… Read More

Telos (TLOS) Blockchain Joins Bloktopia’s Metaverse

Telos Blockchain (Tlos) has reportedly become a virtual tenant of Bloktopia and is currently organizing to “put that space to good work.” Telos (TLOS) tokens are trading at $0.774674 and they have a market cap of just over $200 million at the time of writing… Read More

Ethereum Rollups Must Improve in Key Areas, Huobi Research Institute Reports

Huobi Research Institute, the blockchain research organization, recently shared a detailed report on Ethereum rollup solutions, titled “How Far is Rollup from Maturity: A Dive into Rollup’s Development Path.” In the extensive report, Huobi Research Institute analyst Barry Jiang points out some of the “drawbacks”… Read More

Ava Labs Is Building Road to Crypto “Hypergrowth” with Avalanche (AVAX)

Dr. Emin Gün Sirer has a “major beef” with the crypto economy: “It’s not growing fast enough.” As mentioned in an update shared by Mastercard, Dr. Sirer is an early crypto innovator who co-founded the blockchain startup Ava Labs with the goal of digitizing the… Read More

DLT Evolution: Bitcoin or BTC’s Original UTXO Model, Ethereum EVM Used to Create Qtum Blockchain

When we look back at the history of the cryptocurrency and the blockchain ecosystem, there will be two dates that really stand out: October 31, 2008: The day Satoshi Nakamoto released the Bitcoin whitepaper. July 30, 2015: The day Ethereum was launched. According to an… Read More

Bitcoin Smart Contracts to Launch on Internet Computer DeFi Projects

Sonic, InfinitySwap, and ICPSwap are getting ready to leverage the Internet Computer blockchain’s direct integration with Bitcoin. The team at DFINITY notes that the Internet Computer is an innovative blockchain that hosts “unlimited” data and computation on-chain. You can develop scalable dApps, DeFi, websites, and… Read More

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